July 21, 2011
The Florida Atlantic University football team will open up their season against the University of Florida on Sept. 3. The Owls' first game of the season against the Orange and Blue will be played in Gainesville, FL with the time set for 7 p.m. The match up between the Owls and Gators will also be featured on ESPNU.
Last year the Gators finished 4-4 in the SEC (8-5 overall) and defeated Penn State in the Outback Bowl. This is Florida's first season under new head football coach Will Muschamp.